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Volume 22, Number 4—April 2016

Lassa Virus Seroprevalence in Sibirilia Commune, Bougouni District, Southern Mali

Nafomon Sogoba, Kyle Rosenke, Jennifer Adjemian, Sory Ibrahim Diawara, Ousmane Maiga, Moussa Keita, Drissa Konaté, Abdoul Salam Keita, Ibrahim Sissoko, Matt Boisen, Diana Nelson, Darin Oottamasathien, Molly Millett, Robert F. Garry, Luis M. Branco, Sékou F. Traoré, Seydou Doumbia, Heinz Feldmann, and David SafronetzComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Sciences, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako, Bamako, Mali (N. Sogoba, S.I. Diawara, O. Maiga, M. Keita, D. Konaté, A.S. Keita, I. Sissoko, S.F. Traoré, S. Doumbia); National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, USA (K. Rosenke, H. Feldmann, D. Safronetz); National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (J. Adjemian); Corgenix Medical Corporation, Inc., Broomfield, Colorado, USA (M. Boisen, D. Nelson, D. Oottamasathien, M. Millett); Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (R.F. Garry); Zalgen Labs LLC, Germantown, Maryland, USA (L.M. Branco); Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (D. Safronetz)

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Table 2

Lassa virus IgG seroprevalence by age group, in 3 villages, southern Mali, 2015

Age group, y
Total no. 
positive/no. tested (%)
Bamba, no. postive/no. tested (%)
Banzana, no. positive/no. tested (%)
Soromba, no.
positive/no. tested (%)
0–5 18/48 (37.5) 2/40 (5) 12/37 (32.4) 32/125 (25.6)
6–10 15/36 (41.7) 5/40 (12.5) 16/45 (35.6) 36/121 (29.8)
11–20 12/37 (32.4) 4/37 (10.8) 20/43 (46.5) 36/117 (30.8)
21–40 24/42 (57.1) 9/39 (23.1) 12/36 (33.3) 45/117 (38.5)
>40 19/37 (51.3) 9/44 (20.5) 22/39 (56.4) 50/120 (41.7)

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